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  • Los Angeles Herald Examiner photograph collection

     
    Following the Nov. 2, 1989 closure of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the newspaper morgue that included 2.2 million photographs was donated to the Los Angeles Public Library....
  • France: A bookish haven for Americans in Paris

    France: A bookish haven for Americans in Paris
    PARIS — Charles Trueheart, the director of the American Library in Paris, picked through the shelves in his office and withdrew a surprisingly well-preserved June 1922 edition of the long-gone literary magazine the Smart Set. The cover touted a...
  • Moby the artist and the whale star at a party to support Library Foundation

    Moby the artist and the whale star at a party to support Library Foundation
    Appropriately enough, the award-winning recording artist Moby, nicknamed for his ancestor Herman Melville’s great white whale, joined the Young Literati's party Thursday to read to the group from the classic American novel. "My dad gave me the...
  • France travel: American Library in Paris info

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Delta, United, Lufthansa, American, KLM and British; restricted round-trip fares...
  • Presidential library also has Ford video on file

    Presidential library also has Ford video on file
    SACRAMENTO -- When members of a local historical group wanted a video of President Gerald Ford testifying about the 1975 attempt to assassinate him, they filed a petition with a federal judge. The judge released the recording on Monday, drawing new...
  • New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library

    New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library
    The final installment of 94 White House tapes recorded during a turbulent period of Richard Nixon's administration were released Wednesday at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. The tapes cover a period from April 9 to July 12,...
  • Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy

     Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy
    Even before the late Steve Jobs, who is the subject of the poorly received bio-pic “Jobs,” became an oracle of the personal computer revolution some 30 years ago, computers and their like were a mainstay in film and television. Though most...
  • 'Moby-Dick' gets star treatment with 30-day celebration across L.A.

    'Moby-Dick' gets star treatment with 30-day celebration across L.A.
    Whatever happened to "Moby-Dick"? That's what L.A. libraries want to know. The Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Public Libraries and friends are getting together to present a month-long celebration of Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."...
  • 3-D printing: Public libraries' latest step into the digital world

    3-D printing: Public libraries' latest step into the digital world
    You never know when you’ll need a 3-D printer. They can cost anywhere from $400 to $25,000, which is a bit much if you’re trying to “print” (somehow, that seems like the wrong verb) a plastic cookie-cutter you’ve downloaded...
  • Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books

    Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books
    Libraries buy lots of books. Library patrons like to read bestsellers at the library. They have e-book readers and ask: Why can’t I check out these virtual books at the library too? The libraries want to provide them, but say the “big six&...
  • Curiosity (or lack thereof) kills Glendale library's cat collection

    Curiosity (or lack thereof) kills Glendale library's cat collection
    Twenty years ago, Cindy Cleary was working in Glendale's Central Library when a recipe in a special collections room caught her eye. It was a recipe for cooking a cat. "That was a stunner when I came across that," Cleary, who is now director of...